Category Archives: How to Improve Health and Comfort

Lake Norman Green Homes: EPA Launches Indoor airPLUS to Increase Focus on Indoor Air Quality

  Imagine what it would be like to have to breath through a straw.  That is how one of my clients’ daughters, who has severe asthma, describes how she feels when she is exposed to even the slightest bit of toxins in … Continue reading

Posted in Building a Green Home, Green in the News, Green Resources, How to Improve Health and Comfort, Indoor Air Quality, Miscellaneous | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

What role does insulation play in a “Green” home?

We all know that energy efficiency is a big component of a “green” home.  Properly sealed, moisture protected, and insulated walls help increase comfort, reduce noise and save energy. The keys to an effective wall are: Airtight Construction Moisture Control … Continue reading

Posted in Building a Green Home, How to Budget for the Construction, How to Improve Health and Comfort | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lake Norman Green Homes: VOC and House Paint

Have you ever walked in a brand new home and felt…ahhh, it smells so new? Well, what you may not know is that that “new” smell is most likely toxic.  That is because the majority of house paints have various … Continue reading

Posted in Green Resources, How to Improve Health and Comfort, Miscellaneous | Tagged , | Leave a comment